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committee on the developments in libya, egypt and elsewhere in the middle east. we're learning identity of another american killed during that consulate attack in libya at that took the life of ambassador chris stooerevens. he's former navy s.e.a.l. glenn daughtry. he served in iraq and afghanistan. on the ground today more u.s. embassies under siege. the latest in yemen where protestors stormed the embassy, burned the american flag. in egypt security forces have been clashing much of the day with anti-american demonstrators while off the coast of libya, u.s. navy ships have now moved into place. there are warnings across the middle east of massive new demonstrations outside u.s. embassies friday, tomorrow. officials are urging americans to stay off the streets. in the past hour president obama issued a new warning. >> i want people around the world to hear me, to all those that would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. no act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of amer
killed in libya came home. ♪ seven marines carrying each casket from an air force c-17 transport bringing them to a hanger filled not just with leaders, not just commanders and dignitaries, but comrades, colleagues, family, and friends. the killing of ambassador christopher stevens, sean smith and former navy seals glen doherty and tyrone woods has become part of a political battle back home. there was not even a hint of that here, of course. among those in attendance, colin powell, secretary of state during the last administration, current secretary of state and defense. secretary of state hillary clinton saying that the four lives lost were lived in service to their country and are, in her words, at the heart of what makes america great and good. president obama vowed to bring the killers to justice. >> the united states of america will never retreat to the world, we will never stop working for the dignity and freedom that every person deserves, whatever their creed, whatever their faith. that's the essence of american leadership. that's the spirit that sets us apart from other nations.
with libya's revolutionaries. he risked his life to stop a tyrant, then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens'. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning, and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith, was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague. and was in libya on a brief, temporary assignment. he was a husband, to his wife, heather. with whom i spoke this morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country. service that took him from victoria to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and sean and their colleagues to libya is noble and necessary. and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today, many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destru
to those who laid down their lives for their country at the libya embassy where they didn't have adequate security and where this administration enabled al qaeda and others to take over the government. it was nice of him to take a minute and a half to pay tribute to them giving their lives in the middle of this campaign event before he went on with the celebration. i recall president george w. bush, people here know we certainly had our differences and i certainly disagreed with him on a number of things, but i had great respect for the man. he said, how can i go play golf when i am commander in chief and i have sent soldiers or military into harm's way? it just doesn't feel right for me to be out on a golf course having a good time when our men and women are in harm's way. but it did look like a fun celebration there that president obama was having in las vegas. another article, libyan official said u.s. at fault in attacks. written by r. hawkins 12, september, 2012, he points out that although the head of libya's national assembly has formally apologized for the killing of u.s. ambassad
that attack that killed four americans including our u.s. ambassador in libya was indeed a terror attack on september 11. >> let me begin asking you would say ambassador stevens and the three other americans died as a result of a terrorist attack? >> certainly on that particular question i would say yes. they were killed in the course of a a terrorist attack on our embassy. bill: there is more to this story as we learn by the day. good morning i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom.". martha: good morning. i'm martha maccallum. intelligence sources are also telling fox news the ringleader of this attack was a former guantanamo detainee. he is libyan. released from gitmo five years ago. he was transferred to libyan custody on the condition stay in jail. obviously that did not happen. bill: chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge working this story. the catherine, who is this man. what are we learning now? >> reporter: good morning. this story was first broken by bret baier last night is a turning point because the administration's narrative that benghazi was not a pre
expect to hear today from the president of libya and his speech, bill, should be a very stark contrast to what we heard in the past from the qaddafi who was famous for his lengthy rants at the u.s. podium. today we expect he will speak about libya's friendship with the united states. bill: there is so much to cover over there. keep us posted on the headlines. david lee miller at the u.n. thank you. martha. martha: as david lee was just mentioning we'll see the interim president of libya speak today at the u.n. as the obama administration explanation of the attack in benghazi continues to einvolve this morning. secretary of state hillary clinton suggesting in a gathering of world leaders that the attack was the work of an al qaeda affiliate. the secretary saying this. now with a larger safe haven and increased freedom to maneuver, terrorists are seeking to extend their reach and networks in multiple directions. they're working with other violent extremists to undermined the democratic transitions underway in north africa as we tragically saw in benghazi. that is the first time secretary
on the u.s. embassy in benches gazy and libya. originally the administration said it was part of the original protest but now it looks like it may not be the case. 9:35 in the evening the attacks began. it turns out there were no protests going on at all. and as it turns out, we are also learning the libyan president may be correct in how it went down. it happened in 9/11. also the fact that he says they were able to attack a safe house in addition to the compound building and in addition he points to the fact there was a level of coordination between the attackers and this was a sustained, militant operation, not simply a protest that got out of control. in beirut, they took to the street and demanded more protests as a result of this anti-muslim movie that came out. this entire crowd chanting back "death to america." today i sat down with the organizer of the protester here in cairo. he's the brother of the leader of al-qaeda. what is so amazing he said he hasn't even watched it, let alone knowing all the things that are in it. it's the extremists in lebanon, which is a very
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi the attack that killed our ambassador to libya and three others was directly tied to al-qaeda. a former detainee released from kwan taken mow was suspected to lead the attack. in 2007 he was transferred to libyan custody under the condition that he would be kept in prison forever. but guess what, he was not. and is now it is suspected he led the assault against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and the white house blind sighted. in fact for an entire week the obama administration has stuck to its story line that this year's 9/11 anniversary attack was a reaction to an anti-muslim youtube video. it was not until today they finally admitted the libya consulate tack was an attack of terrorism. we are joined now by -- >> good evening sir. >> good evening. >> why are we learning this just now? >> i don't think you are learning it just now. we have an administration that was trying to deceive the american people or showed ineptness and incompetence. we know al-qaeda and others were involved in this attack. they operate in and around the area of benghazi.
an hour ago was at andrews air force base in maryland as the americans killed in libya were returned home. president, vice president, secretary of state and defense secretary were there to receive the bodies of ambassador christopher stevens, sean smith, tyrone woods and glen doherty, all killed tuesday at the american consulate in benghazi. the secretary of state began by offering these words of tribute. >> so we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines, and phase the future undaunted. and we will do it together, protecting and helping one another, just like sean, tyrone, glen, and chris always did. >> in addition to the presence of their families and the most senior members of government, this was also an opportunity for friends and colleagues to pay their respects. dozens of of state department workers boarded buses in washington to attend the ceremony. the president said those that gave their lives represented the very best of american leadership. >> the united states of america will never retreat from the world. we will never stop working for the dignity and freedom that every pe
with at least 100 people showing up. >> bay area native was one of the first american diplomats to try and libya. after moammar gaddafi. president barack obama is paying tribute to bay area native ambassador chris stevens and three others killed in the assault on the u.s. compound in libya, calling them patriots who served america's ideals -- and laid down their lives for others. ambassador chris stevens, 52, had close ties to the bay area. he graduated from piedmont high school in the east bay, cal-berkeley and the u.c. hastings law school in san francisco. all three men died on the anniversary of 911. let us take a look at the san mateo bridge the lanes are back open. at 7:00 a.m. caltran it was doing construction overnight. in the month of october they were scheduled close the san mateo bridge. they will keep replacing bridge decks and even cracks were found during a routine inspection about two years ago. the wind not helping with battling wildfires near a famous art museum. 7:25 protesters around the world from an anti-islamic film that was made in southern california what the global compa
known to most of those dispensing the aid. they simply turn a blind eye. except for libya, egypt, and tunisia, where many are saying let's send them money to secularists, now there's a question whether some of that money may be going to radical islamists. with the end of the cold war some were finally cut off. mobutu who i mentioned who comied mr. reid: these atrocious aspects of -- who committed these atrocious aspects of torture. mr. paul: but after 30 years of torturing his own money and stealing everyone blind. foreign aid from developed countries in 2006 totaled $100 billion a year. over the past 50 years, we've given $2 trillion to developed countries in foreign aid. over the past 42 years, easterly states that $568 billion that has flowed to africa, that the per capita growth in income in africa has been flat. in fact, some countries like glimb what abouty where miew gab way was in charge for several decades, the growth rate has been negative. those who say i simply want to help people, help poor people around the world by sending them money, it is stolen by their leaders,
, tunisia and egypt and libya have been targeted. in a statement posted on militant websites. terror network calling the killing of ambassador chris stevens the best example for those attacking u.s. interests adding the ultimate goal of protestors should be to, quote, expel american embassies from muslim countries. >> heather: f.b.i. on the ground in libya hunting those that rioted in been gadz zi. they are stepping up drone flights and sending intelligence agents to search for those suspected of killing ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. u.s. officials say they have found no evidence pointing to a particular group or indicating the attack was planned. >>> as investigators try to close on in the killers in libya no questions are being raised at home. the white house claiming that there was no actionable intelligence, those are their words, pointing to an attack on the consulate but members of the congress saying there were multiple attacks on diplomatic attacks in benghazi and the consulate was a clear target. molly henneberg has more details from the white house. >> m
-emergency personnel have been ordered out of libya. the pentagon has an additional warship off the libyan coast and a second one will arrive today. president obama spoke to the leaders from yemen and libya last night and asked for the assist en. today we learned one of the identity of the american security guards killed in libya. glen doherty was a private security guard and former navy s.e.a.l. nbc jim maceda is on the ground in cairo. there are calls there, so what's the mood there today? >> reporter: hi. well, those calls for mass protests come from none other than the president himself, mohamed morsi. however, in the same statement, in the same breath almost he demanded that the protests be peaceful and dignifiedignified. he said his government would not tolerate violent protests. the riot police vant stopped the protestors who again all day today have been throwing stones at police, throwing tear gas canisters back at riot police, who have shot them with it. it's been a cat-and-mouse standoff all day. i hope you can hear me over the sounds of the ambulances and police going by below. the g
into the death of ambassador stevens in libya. there is tonight, it appears, no question whatsoever that it was an organized terrorist attack with perhaps al qaeda leadership. national security experts peter brookes, and judith miller coming up next. lou: i really think it's kabuki theater. i think the deal has been cut. i think that people in chicago don't know that the results will be that they will pony up, already paying 71 cents on he dollar in a great state for pension and health care for teachers. as i said from the very beginning of this strike in chicago, the teachers union had karen lewis and mayor rahm emanuel in collusion. it was fully political theater from the beginning. the losers in this deal are the students and their parents. i want to demonstrate to you just how right i was. well, a little bit. i am so tired of the national media focusing on a story like this and not even reporting the details. i don't ask that they always understand, but least reported the facts. chicago is already facing an estimated 1 billion-dollar deficit. we started off $1 billion by the end
killed in libya tonight at the consulate, according to a libyan interior ministry official. this is a horrible result of a day of violence against america in the middle east. armed men stormed the american consulate in benghazi libya, tonight, setting it on fire after a protest against an american-produced movie they say insults the prophet, mohammed. this was just hours after egyptian protesters scaled the was of the american embassy in cairo, tearing down the american flag. the protesters there tried to raise a black flag, with the words "there is no god, but alla and mohammed is his messenger." we're in cairo with the latest on the situation. ian, obviously, we're sad to confirm that breaking news on an american who has been killed and the violence in libya. but the outburst you saw in cairo sounds like it got ugly quickly. what exactly happened? >> reporter: well, erin, i was on the ground, and i saw hundreds if not a couple thousand protesters in front of the u.s. embassy, chanting against america. a handful of protesters were able to reach the perimeter of the embassy
this opportunity to speak out. they're praising the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other people. the other thing that al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula is doing is calling for more violence. that's something that certainly has a lot of people very worried, both here and also around the region. arthel? >> arthel: there is movement now in terms of security protecting u.s. interests around that region. can you tell us about it? >> exactly. yesterday we saw massive protests in tunisia at the u.s. embassy and the protesters were able to loot the american school there. today all nonessential personnel from the u.s. embassy and families were ordered out of tunisia. we're not entirely clear whether that was based on some kind of credible threat or a new level of the security assessment, but they have been sent home n. sudan where there were mass protests yesterday when a cleric there got on the radio and told people to head to the u.s. embassy, there were bus loads of people sent there, riot police had to beat them back in sudan. they have also evacu
. then a forum on the conditions of libya. later, the u.s. how -- u.s. house debate on a measure. the family research council hosts a values voter summit tomorrow. speakers includes paul ryan, as well as house majority leader and a south carolina senator. we will be live starting at 8:40 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> have you visited the new c- span campaign 2012 web site? once there, you can watch videos from the campaign trail with mitt romney and president obama and others. you can see what can the the it's our saying on major issues like national security and immigration. watch and engage on c-span. >> let's look at what the emancipation proclamation ashley says. the proclamation freeze enslaved people in those states or parts of states still in rebellion. on january 1, 1863. just those states or parts of states still in rebellion. there are several parishes in louisiana where slavery still exists because the union army still has control. there are parts of virginia where the union army has a foothold. slavery still exists in those areas. >> president lincoln issued an early version of th
libya. speechpresident gave a yesterday. the president of libya will make remarks this afternoon at 5:00 eastern. tonight more campaign 2012 coverage with the nevada senate race. watchers consider this to be one of the closest races in the country. it is live tonight at 11:00 eastern on c-span and c-span raider and online at c-spanrg. earlier today we spoke with a reporter covering this race. host: tonight the first of a series of debates in nevada between two people, dean hlleelr and shelly berkely. guest: this phrase has been very close for every year at this point, and polls have shown this week that mr. heller was up a few points. most polls show a tight. -- a tie. each candidate needs to find a way to break out. from heller, you can expect to see some attacks on ethics issues, which is that shelley berkley is under investigation, and this is expected to be a big issue in the race. everybody thought it would be eight games change. host: what for? guest: committee is investigating whether she used her position in congress to help benefit her husband's business. in july they made th
. and in nearby libya, they are on the search for the killers of the u.s. ambassador. we are waiting for the agents to the ground in benghazi. in libbia, the rapid response team of some 50 marines off the coast. two united states navy destroyers, overhead. and yes, libyan government is reportedly saying they have some suspects in custody. at least some critics of the libyan government might be saying, it's about time. back to you, shannon. >> shannon: thank you. there is disagreement about whether or not the attack on the consulate in libya was planned or not. just this morning, susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. said the attack was, quote, spontaneous and that backed up jay carney's claim that an anti-muslim movie is to blame for the attacks. >> we have had the evolution of the arab spring over the last many months. but what sparked the recent violence was the airing on the internet of a very hateful and very offensive video that -- that has offended many people around the world. >> shannon: how intelligence chair mike rogers says it's too early to tell. he says he has inte
, ambassador to libya. molly henneberg is live in washington. >> molly: the white house and state department are defending ambassador susan rice. a spokesman for barack obama says she has done extraordinary work for the american people. also democratic senator john kerry called rice, quote a remarkable public servant and state department put out a statement defending rice's comments to those sunday shows. the statement said, quote, at every turn, ambassador rice said she was providing the best information and best assessment that the administration had at the time. based on what was provided to ambassador rice and other senator senior intelligence committee but they knew one day of the assault that it was a coordinated terror attack likely tied to al-qaeda. congressman king wants to know why ambassador rice went on tv five days after the attack and said otherwise. >> the entire administration, miss informed the world and she was our representative to the world explaining what happened. virtually everything she said was wrong and the administration is trying to cover it by saying she was give
on our consulate in libya. in the middle of the growing storm, squarely is the u.s. ambassador is the united nations susan rice. almost two weeks ago she claimed the assault was a spontaneous protest that spun out of control. white house officials admitting it was a coordinated terrorist attack. speaking earlier on fox news, peter king says rice should step down over this. >> the person that was out there. the person that was going to get all the glory, all the morning shows was ambassador rice. to send a clear message to the world and to american people this will not be tolerated, she should resign but also should investigate and find out how high up this went. >> gregg: welcome to a brand-new hour. i'm gregg jarrett. >> heather: i'm heather childers. a new debate rages in washington. what did white house officials know and when did they know it. demand for answers into the shifting accounts coming not just from republicans but lawmakers from both sides of the aisle. attack in benghazi that left four americans dead, including chris stevens, ambassador to libya. molly henneberg
four murders of americans in libya were planned, but for days the obama administration labeled the terror attack spontaneous. now one of the most powerful house members says someone has unwelcome visit. we begin with a high ranking lawmaker calling for the resignation of u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. this is all over the way the white house responded to the deatdeaths of those four americs killed at our u.s. consulate in libya. fresh fallout tonight. congressman peter king, republican from new york, heads the powerful house homeland security committee, saying rice must step down because the account she gave in the days and hours following the attack was plain wrong. here he is earlier today on fox. >> either ambassador was deliberately misleading the american people or she showed and demonstrated such a lack of mr. king says several people with the administration. so did the intelligence change, then, days after the attack, or what? >> well, as you said, fox news has sources that say intelligence officials knew within a day, one day, that it was a terror at
with this armed group. a radical militant group based in eastern libya and fired rocket-propelled grenades at the u.s. consulate building. libyan army troops deployed. the road to the consulate blocked by military vehicles. now we have conflicting reports, and what the situation is right there. libyan government owe telling cnn that the building was being secured by libyan forces, but according to this eyewitness, members of the armed group had taken over the consulate building and were celebrating looting the consulate. there are calls on some social media sites for more protests in ben ghazi and here in tripoli. what is the latest in cairo? what specifically was it about this movie that sparked this sudden and very violent attacks on the u.s. diplomatic posts? >> reporter: well, the situation is that there are hundreds on the ground, calls for more protests tomorrow. what's specifically offensive about this film are many things actually, erin, namely, the movie calls the prophet muhammad gay, womanizer, molester of children, basically all things that muslims would find offensive are in t
pon tanous. in the u.s. consulate in libya. a inside job leading to the fight against our ambassador and other americans. war with israel is inevitable . the top iranian commander spewing hate against our strongest ally and friend. all this as iran's madmadgets ready to speak on u.s. soil riding from sea to shining sea for those who can't. former marines on a cross country journey for those loved ones who died on the front lines. the fbi investigating whether the terror atalk on the u.s. consulate was an inside job. agents working the case and we are learning more about the september 11 attack and including 100 armed militants were involved. it was a coordinated assault and killing our former ambassador and two navy seals. >> harris, an fbi team assigned to investigate the murder of u.s. ambassador stevens is looking into the group of are you attackers had inside help from the private security contractors whom the state department hired to guard the benghazi consulate. they asked matthew olsen the question in a hearing this week. blue mountain is a private security group out of wales
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